Houston Christian High School engages students to become impactful leaders through an empowering, dynamic education within a spiritual worldview.


Houston Christian is an independent, nonprofit, coed day school accredited by Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS) and serves nearly 500 students in ninth through twelfth grades.


Each one of our students graduates with unparalleled leadership training through curricular and co-curricular opportunities. Houston Christian is home to The George and Barbara Bush Center for Scholars and Leaders, which provides a learning environment where students build the skills and competencies needed to be moral and ethical leaders. With established leadership courses and an integrated approach through all disciplines, this is a center of learning like no other in Houston, the nation and the world.


Our collegiate-style campus is built on 45 beautiful acres near Interstate 10 and Beltway 8, attracting students from 72 different zip codes throughout Houston. We offer state-of-the art facilities to optimize the educational experience, including the largest black box theater in the city, Harrell Family Strength and Conditioning Center, and Brown Family Dance Studio.


With nearly 70 percent of its faculty awarded advanced degrees, Houston Christian provides rigorous, collegiate-style academic programs where students are challenged to discover their potential and to become difference-makers in their communities. Our method of encouraging student inquiry has produced National Merit Scholars, Fulbright Scholars, perfect SAT and ACT scores, and graduates who attend the most esteemed universities in the country. In addition, our graduating classes are regularly offered more than $7 million in collegiate scholarships. Our alumni grace the boardrooms, Broadway stages, courtrooms, pulpits, and classrooms of our nation, and we are proud to hear of each success along their path.

Mission Statement

Houston Christian High School is a college preparatory school dedicated to the highest academic standards for the development of moral character, the enrichment of spiritual lives, and the perpetuation of growth in Christian ideals.

Vision Statement

Inspiring young people to lead: uniting faith, intellect, and gifts to reach their greatest promise.

Diversity Statement

Houston Christian values, cultivates, and celebrates cultural, ethnic, religious, and academic diversity and is committed to strengthening the students' vision of honor, community, heritage, and scholarship through classroom experiences, curricular programs, and leadership initiatives.

Core Values

Core Values, taken from the letters HCHS, are important reminders for students and other members of the Houston Christian community and are often chosen as a theme during the school year. Students hear and learn about these values in various settings and programs. In many ways, families, teachers, and administrators seek out Houston Christian because of the values by which the school lives, leads, and learns.

List of 4 items.

  • Honor

    Demonstrate integrity through ethical decision making.
  • Community

    Serve one another in harmony with humility and honesty.
  • Heritage

    Pursue the ideals of the Christian faith in heart, mind and action.
  • Scholarship

    Cultivate intellectual vitality throughout the curriculum.

Statement of Faith

It is resolved by the founders of the school that all who become associated with Houston Christian High School as a member, trustee, officer, administrator, faculty, or staff member must believe and publicly acknowledge his belief of the tenets below.

  • The Bible is the inspired Word of God
  • God created the world out of nothing
  • Jesus Christ is the pre-existent Son of God and was born of a virgin
  • Jesus Christ died to pay the price for the sins of all people
  • Jesus Christ was bodily resurrected from the grave
  • By God’s grace, repentance and acceptance of and belief in Him, the individual is saved to abundant and eternal life in the presence and power of the Triune God.
It is further resolved that the teachings of this school shall never deviate from the above principles.